Category: Sports

Wilson built EW into power; Price hopes to continue trend

By Robbie Faulk Special to The Progress Times It’s been nearly seven years since Doug Wilson became the head coach at East Webster and the Wolverines have been better off because of it. East Webster wasn’t a proven winner when…

Eupora teams combine to win five of six contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s basketball teams had quite a week on the hardwood, winning five of six contests and getting a triple-double from senior standout Jabrieya Morton. Morton and the Lady Eagles won all three of their…

East Webster girls notch two big wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The sign of a good basketball team is finding a way to win close ball games, especially down the season’s stretch. This past week, that’s exactly what East Webster’s girls did. The Lady Wolverines…

Eupora’s Hester signs to play tennis at MCC

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Madison Hester may have missed part of the 2016 tennis season with an injury, but the Eupora senior had long since made her mark on the school’s program. Now, she’s ready to continue her…

East Webster splits with Okolona

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The Wolverines of East Webster stayed with powerhouse Okolona for two quarters Friday night in a Region 4-2A showdown. But the visiting Chieftains put the defensive clamps down in the second half and pulled…

East Webster, Eupora split pair of thrillers

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The first basketball matchups of 2017 between rivals East Webster and Eupora did not disappoint. In a pair of contests which both went to the wire, East Webster’s girls held on for a 55-51…

Coffey’s 30 points lead Eupora past Winona

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Kaylend Coffey was red-hot from the field in Eupora’s win over rival East Webster last Tuesday night. When the Eagles took on Winona in another division matchup Friday, he definitely had not cooled off.…

Eupora boys rack up three basketball wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s basketball teams picked up five victories in six tries last week, including a trio of wins by the boys’ team. The Eagles started the week with a 65-62 district win at Bruce, then…

Lady Wolverines whip Class 4A Oxford

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s girls used a stout defensive performance and a big game from Adryana Bell to defeat Class 4A Oxford 54-43 Saturday in the Mid-Mississippi Challenge at Choctaw County High School in Ackerman. It…

Both East Webster squads win a pair

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Both East Webster basketball teams picked up a pair of victories on the hardwood last week. The Lady Wolverines hammered Bruce 50-21 in a Region 4-2A contest last Tuesday, then avenged an earlier loss…